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Obituary: Shirk Jouwstra

Shirk Jouwstra, 95, of Luverne, died Friday, Sept. 5, 2008, at Good Samaritan Society-Mary Jane Brown Home, Luverne.

Surviving are six children, Franklin (Hermina) Jouwstra, Edgerton, Theresa (Berton) Tinklenberg, Woodstock, Peter (Sharlene) Jouwstra, Grandville, Mich., Janice (Clarence) Doornbos, Caledonia, Mich., James (Carole) Jouwstra, Sun City, Calif., and Glenda (Roger) Beukelman, Canyon Lake, Calif.; 17 grandchildren and 32 great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Hartquist Funeral Home, Engebretson Chapel, Luverne.

The service will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Christian Reformed Church, Luverne. Burial will be in Valley View Cemetery, Rock Valley, Iowa.